Spotify in the Philippines

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  1. bem809

    bem809 Member

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    Has anyone gotten the Spotify app for iPhone and iPad to work from the Philippines?

    I've read that VPN apps like Hotspot Shield allows for this but so far VPN refuses to connect on my 4S. Thanks :)
     
  2. alanis_junkie

    alanis_junkie Well-Known Member

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    Try this:

    Unblock Us - smarter faster VPN

    I used it to connect to Hulu, Spotify, and Pandora before. Configuration is set in your router, so any device you use within your network will be connected thru their VPN service. They have a free 7-day trial and the monthly subscription fee is cheap, imo.

    HTH
     
  3. bowman60

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    Spotify iPhone app only works for premium/payed accounts. So aside from VPN, you need a US issued credit card to get subscription.
     
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    If its too much work and you have a US iTunes account, just download Songza and it works locally.
     
  5. rabby

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    Have you made it work on your ipad?
     
  6. powerseller

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    Rabby and Bowman60,

    I just sent you PM on the information of the US prepaid card for Spotify. Spotify is very strict on which card they accept and only 2 type of US prepaid cards are accepted.

    Also like alanis_junkie mentioned, you will need a VPN or a DNS service like unblock-US to make Spotify sees you from a USA IP address

    Hope this helps
     
  7. bogs01

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    Hi can you PM me also the details on US prepaid cards? thanks!
     
  8. kinse_44

    kinse_44 PhilMUG Addict Member

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    thanks for this! i was thinking of getting a Spotify subscription to stream new music on my iOS devices but Songza gets the job done with no subscription required.

    Spotify on my mac, and Songza on my iOS device = extended music library for free. :)
     
  9. francisian

    francisian Well-Known Member

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    Songza is indeed an awesome app.
     
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    I'm running Spotify Premium on my iPad, Mac and S3 with no problems using my business partner's credit card with a US address. I used to use a VPN until one day I forgot to activate it and noticed that Spotify worked fine anyway. Never used a VPN again since then.

    TL; DR: If you can find a friend or relative in the US to "sponsor" your Spotify habit, you won't need to jump thru VPN hoops.
     
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    Accuradio works well here in PH as well. Will try out Songza
     
  12. Sanobabits

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    It is so much pain trying to use spotify here in the phils. I suggest you wait for it to be rolled out here or use Songza
     
  13. jayr6203

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    I've tried it on my android phone using droidvpn(sorry for the inappropriate device), i've downloaded my playlists, but my trial already ended, so here is the question, have anyone tried to use Spotify Premium Code Generator?.....
     
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    I just noticed that you can use the spotify desktop version without VPN. :)
     
  15. sirbenski

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    Another alternative is Grooveshark. I use their html5 mobile site and it works well. You can't create many custom playlists but you can queue songs. Here's the link:

    Grooveshark Mobile
     
  16. Leon21

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    Would anyone care to share which US Prepaid Credit Cards work with Spotify? I'm kinda loving the app.
     
  17. Mark Lin

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    Hi. could you PM me the details to avail spotify
    many thanks !
     
  18. jakeee

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    Hi!

    Please PM me details on how to get spotify too! Thanks!
     
  19. seahaven

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    Pls pm me too
     
  20. blessie15

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    amazon sells spotify gift cards... of course you have to ship it to a US address. What I do is buy them at amazon then send it to my friend in the US who then sends me the codes. :) Its the same thing I do with iTunes gift cards.
     

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